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Adjunct Professor

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2021
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About the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy

The Department of Counseling and Family Therapy prepares students to succeed in today's behavioral healthcare environment through quality clinical education. Students build an excellent foundation on which to build their future careers in behavioral health counseling, addiction counseling, and couple and family therapy.

Our internationally recognized faculty are highly respected with expertise in areas such as attachment-based therapies, evidence-based therapies, individual and community trauma, interdisciplinary healthcare, LGBTQ medical family therapy, sex therapy, supervision, substance abuse, and suicide.

Adjunct faculty applications are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the Interim Department Chair, and Program Directors when openings become available. Adjunct positions are on a quarter-by-quarter basis (four ten week quarters). *Please note this posting does not guarantee a currently open position.

Adjunct COFT faculty applications are being accepted for 3 general areas:
  • Undergraduate and graduate degree campus-based classroom courses
  • Undergraduate and graduate degree online classroom courses
  • Graduate degree campus-based clinical supervision courses
Position Overview

The adjunct faculty member will employ a variety of strategies to foster student learning and discussion, as well as encourage active learning in all students. Adjunct faculty maintain proper course-related records, evaluate student work, and provide student with timely feedback as to the progress toward meeting the objectives of the course. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively teaching students in the assigned classroom, clinical, simulated laboratory, or online settings. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of the College of Nursing and Health Professions as well as the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy. Responsibilities may include teaching days, evenings, nights and weekends.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:
  • Teach required number of credit hours per quarter based on their contract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the teaching of adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum using a written plan.
  • Plan and provide theoretical instruction and clinical or laboratory experiences that reflect an understanding of the philosophy, objectives and curriculum of the respective COFT programs.
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes
  • Schedule one office hour per week for student availability
  • Schedule administrative time for classroom, laboratory and clinical preparation.
  • Maintain communication with the Program Director and/or Director of Clinical Training regarding any course or student issues.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications

To be considered for an Adjunct COFT Faculty position, you must meet the following requirements.
  • 1-3 years teaching experience
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems
  • LMFT/LPC license preferred
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate requirement for adjunct faculty supervisors
  • Demonstrated ability to use anti-racist and socially just frameworks
  • Demonstrated competence with required knowledge and skill of assigned content area.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and positive energy regarding professional education.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with both students and faculty members.
  • PA Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse clearance; PA State Police Criminal Background clearance; FBI fingerprinting clearance (Adjunct Clinical Supervisors)
  • Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Ability to perform the requirements of the job descriptions (listed above).
  • Computer skills including: sending/receiving e-mails, researching topics via the web, attaching, sending and opening documents; participation in online chats; function in library databases.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD or Doctorate degree in behavioral health
Supplemental Posting Information

CNHP takes seriously its responsibility to ensuring its Adjunct COFT faculty are thoroughly prepared. As a requirement of employment, you must complete the following pre-class activities:
  • Complete orientation with Program Director or designee ( Approx. 2 hours).
  • Complete orientation to the lab or clinical assigned where required (approximately 2 hours-4 hour depending on the course and location).
  • Complete Online 101 tutorial, for Online courses only (2 live one hour sessions plus approximately 6-8 hours of self-paced learning).
  • Complete required orientation to course content technology (Blackboard) (Approximately 2 hours).
Only applicants who apply through Drexel Careers will be considered for employment.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Mar 4 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Dec 31 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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